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Best of Canberra Guide

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Canberra
You can fit a lot into a visit to Australia’s capital city. Surrounded by nature parks, Canberra is best known for a vast collection of history and culture that provides a snapshot of the nation. Discover precincts housing, thriving local arts and foodie scenes, family friendly attractions, outdoor experiences and the acclaimed cool-climate wineries that dot the surrounding area.

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Australian War Memorial
Australian War Memorial
Owner description: The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. The Memorial's purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have... more Owner description: The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. The Memorial's purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war. Its mission is to assist Australians to remember, interpret and understand the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact on Australian society. less
Attraction type: History Museums
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Australian Parliament House
Australian Parliament House
The home of Australia's Parliament and the meeting place of a nation, Australian Parliament House offers visitors to Canberra a unique experience.
Attraction type: Government Buildings
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National Portrait Gallery
National Portrait Gallery
Owner description: The new National Portrait Gallery building, situated on King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Canberra, bounded by the High Court of Australia and the National Gallery of Australia... more Owner description: The new National Portrait Gallery building, situated on King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Canberra, bounded by the High Court of Australia and the National Gallery of Australia, displays some 400 portraits of people who have shaped Australia and who continue to shape our nation. Home to the nation's portrait collection the National Portrait Gallery comprises gallery spaces for the collection and temporary exhibitions, public areas including a cafe, shop, function room, theatrette, education and school group areas, and basement car parking. less
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Questacon
Questacon
With over 200 educational and interactive exhibits, Questacon seeks to make science fun for all.
Attraction type: Science Museums
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National Gallery of Australia
National Gallery of Australia
The collection of over 100,000 pieces contains Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, as well as Australian, Asian and international works.
Attraction type: Art Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Pomegranate
Pomegranate
Ranked #1 of 1,276 Restaurants in Canberra
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Australian
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff
Courgette Restaurant
Courgette Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 1,276 Restaurants in Canberra
Price: $61 - $67
Cuisines: European, Australian
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ottoman Cuisine
Ottoman Cuisine
Ranked #3 of 1,276 Restaurants in Canberra
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Les Bistronomes
Les Bistronomes
Ranked #4 of 1,276 Restaurants in Canberra
Cuisines: French, European, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Black Fire
Black Fire
Ranked #5 of 1,276 Restaurants in Canberra
Price: $3 - $28
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Canberra City YHA
3.0 of 5
Canberra City YHA
$30 - $99 (A$39 - A$129)
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Victor Lodge
Victor Lodge
$68 - $245 (A$89 - A$320)
Ranked #3 of 15 Canberra B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

East Hotel
4.5 of 5
East Hotel
$140 - $243
Ranked #1 of 58 Hotels in Canberra
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Avenue Hotel Canberra
5.0 of 5
Avenue Hotel Canberra
$107 - $290
Ranked #2 of 58 Hotels in Canberra
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Little National Hotel
4.0 of 5
Little National Hotel
$100 - $190 (A$131 - A$248)
Ranked #4 of 58 Hotels in Canberra
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Jamala Wildlife Lodge
4.0 of 5
Jamala Wildlife Lodge
$708 - $990
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Hyatt Hotel Canberra
5.0 of 5
Hyatt Hotel Canberra
$182 - $483
Ranked #3 of 58 Hotels in Canberra
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Aria Hotel Canberra
4.0 of 5
Aria Hotel Canberra
$86 - $216 (₹5,728 - ₹14,388)
Ranked #5 of 58 Hotels in Canberra
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.